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Health Care Reform

NC AG: Office shouldn't defend unenforceable law

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Attorney General Roy Cooper says his office shouldn't defend in court a challenge to the health care overhaul approved by North Carolina legislators if it becomes state law because the measure is unenforceable. Full story...
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GOP lawmakers one vote away from health care bill OK

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A Republican-penned bill seeking North Carolina to challenge the 2010 health care overhaul law is one vote away from Democratic Gov. Bev. Perdue, who seems ready to ignore the measure if it hits her desk. Full story...
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Perdue dims veto threat on GOP's health challenge

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Gov. Bev Perdue says Republican-backed legislation pushing North Carolina to join other states fighting the federal health care overhaul law isn't worth a veto battle. Full story...
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NC lawmakers discuss federal health care law

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Democrats in the North Carolina Senate are asking why the state should spend anything in these grave financial times to join a court challenge of the federal health care overhaul. Full story...
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NC House passes health overhaul challenge

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North Carolina lawmakers are launching their attack on a key provision of the federal health care overhaul law. Full story...
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NC lawmakers to vote on health overhaul challenge

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The first legislation to get a full vote in this year's session of the North Carolina General Assembly would attack a key provision of the federal health care overhaul law. Full story...
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Local medical experts discuss health care reform

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video It's a big concern for most Americans -- health care. With Republicans dominating the polls in last week's elections many say their first priority in Washington is health care reform legislation. Full story...
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Health care changes bring relief, confusion

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video Today new health care laws go into effect that will bring a sigh of relief to some Americans. For others they only bring confusion. Full story...
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McIntyre voting against health care reform

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The Democrat from Lumberton says reform is needed, but not at the expense of the national debt. Full story...
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McIntyre votes against health care reform bill

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videoIt was a close vote along party lines, but 39 Democrats crossed the aisle to vote against the health care reform bill late Saturday night including Mike McIntyre, even though he believes reform is necessary. Full story...
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Opposing sides of health care reform

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videoA table set for four in the kitchen of one local cancer survivor’s home was the site for a discussion over coffee, all in an effort to show support for national health care reform plan. They argue that the reforms must not discriminate against patients with pre-existing conditions or put caps on annual or lifetime coverage. Full story...
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President Obama brings health care message to North Carolina

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videoPresident Barack Obama told North Carolinians his plan would cap out-of-pocket costs for patients, require insurance companies cover check-ups and preventative care, keep insurers from capping yearly and lifetime coverage and prevent them from denying you coverage because of your medical history. Full story...
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